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[movies]Communication: A Film Lesson in General Science / Development of Communication - Unknown
Venerable educational film showing technologies of communication, circa 1920s.
Keywords: Communication: General; Communication: Telephone; Communication: Radio
Downloads: 11,808 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Mr. Bell (Part I) - RKO-Pathe, Inc.
Dramatization of the invention of the telephone.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone
Downloads: 9,830 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Learning to Set Type - Whitten-Appleton, Inc.
Demonstrates basic principles of manual typesetting.
Keywords: Communication: Typesetting
Downloads: 10,883 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Speech: Function of Gestures, The - Centron Corporation
Gestures render public speeches much more effective.
Keywords: Communication: Speech
Downloads: 4,712 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Making Books - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Writing, editing and mass production of books.
Keywords: Communication: Books
Downloads: 23,032 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Mr. Bell (Part II) - RKO-Pathe, Inc.
Dramatization of the invention of the telephone.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone
Downloads: 4,241 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Speeding Speech - Sound Masters
Automation in the telephone industry dispenses with operator long distance dialing to complete calls faster.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone
Downloads: 8,931 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Twenty-Six Old Characters, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
Development of writing and writing tools throughout history.
Keywords: Communication: Writing
Downloads: 10,955 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Speech: Platform Posture and Appearance - Centron Corporation
Audiences are impressed by what they see as well as what they hear.
Keywords: Communication: Speech
Downloads: 4,680 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Telegram for America - Transfilm
History, technology and 1950s-era practice of the telegraphy business.
Keywords: Communication: Telegrams
Downloads: 11,060 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Plane Talk - Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
Shows the varied forms of communications used by commercial air carriers in confirming reservations, preparing aircraft for flight, monitoring aircraft in flight and maintaining air-to-ground contact. With good imagery of passenger airline operations at the moment when air travel was just becoming a mass phenomenon. Director: Leo Rosencrans.
Keywords: Communication: Radio; Communication: Telephone; Aviation: Commercial
Downloads: 16,636 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Big Bounce, The - Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
The story of the Echo communications satellite project, and how scientists learned to bounce a radio signal off a big balloon. Written by Robert Engel and Leo S. Rosencrans. Narrator: Larry Thor. Producer and Photographer: Jerry Fairbanks. Editor: Richard Fritch, ASC. Production Manager: John McKennon. Assistant Director: Robert Scrivner. Musical Direction: Edward Paul. Original Score: Gene Kauer. Sound: Lawrence Aicholtz...
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Space: Satellites; Communication: Satellite
Downloads: 19,231 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(11 reviews)
[movies]Writing Better Social Letters - Coronet Instructional Films
While a teenage brother and sister write a thank-you note to their grandmother after visiting her on vacation, we learn the five parts of a friendly letter and more about why and how to write one.
Keywords: Social guidance: Etiquette; Communication: Writing; Communication: Postal
Downloads: 8,147 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Telephone and Telegraph - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Telecommunications workers in the analog era.
Keywords: Occupations: Communications; Communication: Telephone; Communication: Telegraph
Downloads: 11,893 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Speech: Stage Fright and What to Do About It - Centron Productions
Expressionistic film on dealing with fear of public speaking, filmed in Lawrence, Kansas.
Keywords: Communication: Speech; Psychology
Downloads: 6,714 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Printing - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Printing occupations, opportunities and technologies before electronics and computers changed the world.
Keywords: Occupations: Printing; Communication: Printing
Downloads: 27,994 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Far Speaking - Unknown
History of telephone development from 1877 to 1935.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Infrastructure: Information
Downloads: 10,532 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]How to Use the Dial Phone - American Telephone and Telegraph Co. (AT&T)
Training film for users of the new dial telephones.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Ergonomics
Downloads: 50,119 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Story Without End - Pathescope Pictures
Postwar expansion of telephone service made possible by development of microwave radio transmission and the transistor.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Infrastructure: Information
Downloads: 9,530 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Communications and Our Town - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
A telephone technician explains to two young boys how different types of communication foster links and interdependence between people.
Keywords: Communication: General; Interdependence; Sociology
Downloads: 5,263 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Nation at Your Fingertips, The - Audio Productions, Inc.
How direct long distance dialing made the U.S. a smaller place, and how instantaneous direct communication between Americans without operator assistance became possible.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Infrastructure: Information
Downloads: 15,377 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Typesetting: Linotype (Part II) - Salesian Vocational and Technical Schools, Italy
How mechanical typesetting works.
Keywords: Communication: Typesetting; Occupations: Printing
Downloads: 10,024 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Independent Radio Station - Mitchell Film Associates
Military training film on a New York radio station, WMCA, owned by the Nathan Straus family, showing its ownership, management and activities. Good view of radio in the era when most stations were locally owned and operated.
Keywords: Communication: Radio; Media: Radio
Downloads: 8,770 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Typesetting: Linotype (Part I) - Salesian Vocational and Technical Schools, Italy
How mechanical typesetting works.
Keywords: Communication: Typesetting; Occupations: Printing
Downloads: 18,769 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Hear and Now - Unknown
How radio brings news and information to Americans. With footage of many news events covered by radio and images everyday life in the late 1950s. Explains how radio serves in the Cold War and during natural disasters.
Keywords: Media: Radio; Communication: Radio; Journalism
Downloads: 19,515 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]We Learn About the Telephone I - Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
A young man sketches a generic human (ÂMr. ManÂ) who takes us back through history to show us how humans developed a need to communicate and the devices to do so. Then shows us how telephones enable the modern mid-Sixties world. Part-animated by the master John Hubley. Directed by Jean Yarbrough. Educational Research and Story: W.H. Schneider. Animation: John Hubley. With Wright King (Uncle Bill); Pat Cardi (Jimmy); Pam Ferden (Susie); Richard Webb (Police Captain).
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Animation; 1960s
Downloads: 25,048 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Spot News - Handy (Jam) Organization
Dramatization of how photographs are transmitted by wire, an exciting new technology in the 1930s.
Keywords: Communication: Wirephotos; Media: Newspapers; Technology
Downloads: 1,032,250 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Operator Toll Dialing: Dialing - Audio Productions, Inc.
Instructional film for telephone operators.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Occupations: Communications; Gender roles
Downloads: 367
[movies]Operator Toll Dialing: Teamwork - Audio Productions, Inc.
Instructional film for telephone operators emphasizing on-the-job cooperation.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Occupations: Communications; Gender roles
Downloads: 5,712 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]#Bfl O {ggGX = STwWcfl x 2s4 (Calvin Workshop) - Calvin Company
Spoofy look at the motion-picture production process, made to encourage discussion among filmmakers.
Keywords: Motion pictures: Production; Animals: Chimpanzees; Communication: Typewriters
Downloads: 12,423 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Bookbinders - Norwood Studios
Shows the work of bookbinders and the final steps in the process of manufacturing printed books. From the "Americans at Work" series.
Keywords: Communication: Books; Occupations: Bookbinding; Occupations: Printing
Downloads: 18,438 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Just Imagine - Handy (Jam) Organization
Animated character "Tommy Telephone" produces a telephone by assembling 433 separate parts.
Keywords: Animation: Stop-motion; Communication: Telephone; Animation: Advertising
Downloads: 27,747 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Once Upon a Honeymoon - Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
Delightful musical made to promote color telephones as a decorator accessory in the home.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Consumerism; Houses and homes
Downloads: 51,412 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(29 reviews)
[movies][Largest Radio Transmitter Is Dedicated] - Universal-International Newsreel
U.S. Navy opens 1 megawatt transmitter in Cascade Mountains of Washington, known as 'Radio Jim Creek.' Newsreel story.
Keywords: Newsreels; Communication: Radio; Military: U.S. Navy
Downloads: 9,728 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Operator Toll Dialing: Dialing - Audio Productions, Inc.
Instructional film for telephone operators.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Occupations: Communications; Gender roles
Downloads: 7,854 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]You Can Tell by the Teller - Wilding Picture Productions
Instructional film for telephone business office cashiers (tellers) who interact with the public, with a heavy dose of period sexism.
Keywords: Occupations: Clerical; Occupations: Customer service; Communication: Telephone
Downloads: 7,263 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Operator Toll Dialing: Cord Signals - Audio Productions, Inc.
Instructional film for telephone operators.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Occupations: Communications; Gender roles
Downloads: 7,273 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]World Through Stamps: The Stories Behind Postage Stamps, The - Craven Film Corporation
Great moments in aviation history as told through postage stamps.
Keywords: Communication: Postal: Stamps; Aviation: History; Hobbies
Downloads: 18,142 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Century 21 Calling - Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
Romp through the futuristic landscape of the Seattle World's Fair, centered in the Bell System pavilion.
Keywords: World's Fairs: Seattle, 1962; Communication: Telephone; Futurism
Downloads: 70,716 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(29 reviews)
[movies]Journalism - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Shows writing and editing jobs for newspapers and magazines in the deep analog era.
Keywords: Occupations: Media; Communication: Writing; Media: Newspapers
Downloads: 7,385 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Voice of Victory (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
How radio equipment helped to win World War II.
Keywords: Communication: Radio; World War II: Radio
Downloads: 17,427 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Voice of Victory (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
How radio equipment helped to win World War II.
Keywords: Communication: Radio; World War II: Radio
Downloads: 25,883 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Town and the Telephone, The - Murphy (Owen) Productions
Employee orientation film for telephone company workers explaining structure and corporate values of the Bell System. With excellent footage of communications workers and everyday life, in Technicolor.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Occupations: General; Occupations: Electronics
Downloads: 15,251 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][Television Commercials: Telephone] - Unknown
Three TV commercials; one set in St. Louis, Missouri, another on Mount Washington, New Hampshire, and a quick review of telephone history.
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Advertising: Television commercials; St. Louis, Missouri
Downloads: 21,880 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(12 reviews)
[movies]Long Distance - Audio Productions

Keywords: telephones; communication; Bell System; Manifest Destiny; United States expansion
Downloads: 13,255 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Communication - DeVry School Films, Inc.
Interested animated instructional film detailing electronic communications in the early part of the century. Interestingly enough, the popular vocational school DeVry claims that they began as a school in 1931, with no mention of the production of these informational films as early as (in the case of this film) 1928. 0616 PA8110 History of Communication
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Motion Pictures: Industrial; Electronics; Engineering
Downloads: 6,533 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Partners in Progress
The Atlanta Board of Education presents Partners in Progress, produced by Charles O. Beeland Productions, Atlanta. 0738 PA9045 Partners in Progress 16 Koda print
Keywords: Motion Pictures: In Education; Communication: Telephone; World War II: Postwar Issues; U.S.: South
Downloads: 2,389 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
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